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Inquest into the death of Asiah Kudi concludes: Debra Powell KC acted for the City Council

27th June 2023

Brighton and Hove Coroner’s Court has concluded that the death of baby Asiah Kudi was an unlawful killing. The 20-month-old girl tragically died after being left unattended.

The court found that professionals involved in the case could not have predicted the tragic outcome. Debra Powell KC represented the City Council, instructed by Sandra O’Brien, in-house legal.

The case has gained significant media attention, press coverage and further details of the case can be found here:

BBC News
ITV News
The Argus
Daily Mail

The council’s statement on the coroner’s inquest can be found here.

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